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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 19, 1785 Return of Military Stores, Certificates, and Cash John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant sends to Samuel Hodgdon a letter that encloses a return of military stores, certificates, and cash.
June 6, 1786 Settlement of Pay John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Has gone into debt due to lack of subsistance, requests pay via Mr. Bryant. Soldiers request pay as well.
January 16, 1790 Letter about requirement for multiple receipts Joseph Savage Joseph Howell Discusses request for a receipt. Explains he gave receipt to Colonel Smith. Has asked Smith to forward receipt.
March 12, 1790 Bryant announces the birth of his son to Knox John Bryant Henry Knox Letter, Bryant informs Knox of the birth of his son.
April 2, 1790 Work Done in the Armorer's Shop David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of the work done in the armorer's shop at Springfield for the month of March 1790.
January 4, 1793 Pay for the Recruits at Springfield Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Captain Lyman informs Howell that the recruits at Springfield have not been paid since May 1792 even though the muster rolls have been forwarded to Howell's office.
May 4, 1793 Too Small for This Rendezvous Cornelius Lyman Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon did not mention to Lyman the number of the order sent to Springfield. There were 160 pairs that are of good quality but rather too small a size for this rendezvous.
September 28, 1793 Lyman writes to Knox about recruiting Cornelius Lyman Henry Knox Letter, encloses weekly return of recruits; asks for balance due on accounts.
January 1, 1794 Pay Rolls and Muster Roll John Bryant Joseph Howell Updates on accounts kept by Bryant for Company in Springfield, location of accounts in military stores.
January 8, 1794 Muster Roll of Recruits Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Enclosed is the muster roll of recruits at the rendezvous at Springfield. The duplicate will be sent in the next post.
January 10, 1794 Accounts of Capt. Lyman Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Capt. Lyman encloses to Howell duplicate muster rolls of his recruits for the previous month as well as the recruiting accounts, enlistments, and receipts up to January 1, 1794.
February 11, 1794 No Stone Unturned in the Public Service Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Lyman asserts that he has made few charges against the public relative to his recruiting. He was on horseback most of the time and even went into Vermont. Even though he was responsible for the most of the recruits that were enlisted and was using his own horse in, he has left no stone unturned in the public service. The charges he has made have not only been just but made with the strictest...
February 15, 1794 Muster Roll of Recruits at Springfield Massachusetts Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Enclosed is a muster roll for the recruits at Springfield and forwarded with Captain Lyman's accounts
April 10, 1794 Payment to Eleazer Williams Nathaniel Gorham Eleazer Williams Gorham pays Eleazer Williams, merchant at Springfield Massachusetts $300, agreeable to advise of Joseph Howell.
April 4, 1794 Accounts of Captain Cornelius Lyman Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Captain Lyman encloses to Howell the muster rolls at his rendezvous and, having received Howell's letter of March 20, will forward a receipt in a few days.
April 4, 1794 Accounts of Capt. Lyman Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Capt. Lyman encloses to Howell the muster rolls at his rendezvous and, having received Howell's letter of March 20, will forward a receipt in a few days.
June 11, 1794 Muster Rolls of the Recruits at Springfield Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Capt. Lyman encloses to Howell the muster rolls of the recruits at Springfield for the months of April and May 1794.
July 8, 1794 Muster Rolls of the Recruits Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Three months muster rolls of the recruits have been forwarded for which the pay should be sent as soon as possible.
August 5, 1794 Cannon to be Transported to Hodgdon John Bryant Henry Knox The cannon with their carriages will be loaded onto the boats and addressed to Chauncey Whittlesley at Middletown to be transported to Samuel Hodgdon at Philadelphia.
August 7, 1794 Waiting for Mr. Hodgdon David Ames Henry Knox Ames accepts his appointment as Superintendent of the Public Armory at Springfield. However, when he travelled to Springfield to receive his instructions from Samuel Hodgdon, Hodgdon was not there so Ames is still awaiting his instructions.
August 7, 1794 Cannon with Carriages in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant has sent on the cannon and carriages to Chauncey Whittlesley to be transported to Hodgdon in Philadelphia despite the carriages' want of repair. He describes the repairs that are needed.
August 19, 1794 Shipment to Chauncey Whittlesea John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant has sent five hundred portfires [?] to Chauncey Whittlesea in Middletown to be boxed up and sent on to Hodgdon in Philadelphia.
September 4, 1794 Forwarding of accounts and muster rolls William Eaton Joseph Howell William Eaton forwards an account for rations to Joseph Howell, accountant at the War Department. Also notes that he has forwarded duplicate muster rolls to the War Office. Mentions the recruiting process.
September 16, 1794 Return of Ordnance John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant has three carriages for ten-pounders just finished which will be inserted in the next return.
September 25, 1794 Pistols Have Been Sent John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The pistols have been put on the boat and will be sent from Middletown by land to New Haven.